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Bomber Command Memorial

  • Remembering Bomber Command veteran Harold Percival

    Yesterday we learnt that a Bomber Command veteran, who recently passed away, had no remaining family to attend his funeral which takes place tomorrow, Armistice Day. What happened next is testament to the fact that the spirit of Remembrance lives on one hundred years after the First World War began. The RAF Benevolent Fund's Bob Kemp who will be attending the funeral, tells us more.

  • "I will be remembering my Bomber Command comrades this Remembrance Day"

    David Bowker was just 18 when he joined the RAF. He was a pilot in Bomber Command and survived a crash which killed two of his comrades. In this guest blog, David, 91, remembers his colleagues who were killed during the bombing raid over Frankfurt.

  • Bomber Command Memorial sculptor wins top award

    Last night, Philip Jackson was awarded the Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture for his sculpture at the heart of the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park, London. Malcolm White, Chairman of the Bomber Command Association, collected the award on Philip's behalf. In this blog, Malcolm tells us more.

  • Bomber Command hero honoured

    At the grand age of 100, Wally Lashbrook MBE DFC AFC DFM, who lives in Ayr, has been honoured with the award of a clasp to recognise his war time service as a pilot with Bomber Command.

  • New Zealand Prime Minister pays respect to brave Bomber Command crews

    The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has today paid his respects to the young men and women, among them many New Zealanders, who bravely defended Britain and the Commonwealth during the Second World War.

  • Peenemünde raid 70th anniversary commemorative walk

    Steve Darlow, grandson of Bomber Command pilot Arthur Darlow, and a team of six friends will be doing a sponsored 20-mile walk on 17 and 18 August to commemorate the Peenemünde raid. Steve tells us more about why he decided to organise the walk.

  • Dame Judi Dench pays tribute to the Bomber Boys

    Last night, Dame Judi Dench paid tribute to the thousands of young men from Bomber Command who were killed during the Second World War when she visited the Bomber Command Memorial in Green Park, London.

  • Bomber Command Memorial top tourist site

    This week, the Bomber Command Memorial at Green Park was voted London's most popular tourist attraction according to Trip Advisor. Mike Neville, our Chief of Staff, tell us more in this blog.

  • Remembering Bomber Command

    Barbara Storer's father was serving with the RAF in Bomber Command when his Lancaster was lost over France in 1944. Here, Barbara remembers her father.

  • Remembering the 55,573

    Flight Sergeant Ronald Thorpe served in the RAF from 1943-1947 as a mid upper gunner on Lancaster bombers. Ronald attended the unveiling of the Bomber Command Memorial on 28 June – he tells us more in this blog.

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